Poll: Rural Americans support candidates who support RFS

It would behoove congressional candidates in the Midwest to support the renewable fuel standard (RFS), according to results from a National Farmers Union poll, which showed rural voters were more likely to vote for a candidate who supports the RFS.
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4 new efficient ethanol producers bring EPA EP3 list to 50

One of the Andersons ethanol plants and three Flint Hills Resources plants have been named to the EPA’s list of efficient ethanol producers. The addition of four plants brings the number approved under the EP3 to 50, including one proposed plant.
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Projections indicate 14.7 B D6 RINs to be generated in 2015

Based on the first nine months of the year and projecting RINs generation through the end of the year shows ample RINs and raises the question of how the U.S. EPA will make adjustments in the final rule.
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Ethanol, rail groups show strong Q3 results for The Andersons

Strong performances from its rail and ethanol groups could not offset losses in The Andersons' grain and plant nutrient groups. The overal Q3 results show a loss of $1.2 million. Ethanol net income before taxes was nearly $6 million.
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Aemetis reports steady improvement in US ethanol business

Aemetis reports Q3 operating loss of $1.9 million, compared to $4.6 million operating income of $4.6 in 2014. Selling, general and administrative expenses in 2015 were down, driven by improved efficiencies, lower spending.
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Green Plains, Delek US partner to build ethanol terminal

Green Plains Partners and Delek will build a $12 million unit train terminal in Arkansas to serve the Little Rock and surrounding areas. To be completed in Q4 2016, it will unload 110-car trains in one day, storing 4.2 million gallons on site.
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Green Plains will continue to purchase additional ethanol plants

Green Plains announced that, despite a tight margin environment, its net income for the third quarter was $6.2 million, or 16 cents per diluted share. The third quarter of last year had a net income of $41.7 million, or $1.03 per diluted share.
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ADM: third quarter earnings fall, ethanol margins lower

Factors that contributed to a decline in ADM third quarter profits include weak ethanol industry margins and a large South American crop that combined with a strong U.S. dollar to reduce North American exports.
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Green Plains to purchase Hereford (TX) ethanol plant from Murphy

Green Plains will acquire the 100 MMgy Hereford Renewable Energy from Murphy USA for $93.8 million. The Texas plant is located near the largest concentration of cattle in the world, facilitating a low carbon footprint for its ethanol production.
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Corn crush for ethanol down 4% in September, DDGS down 3%

The corn crush for fuel ethanol, at 427.5 million bushels in September was down 4 percent from August and 5 percent from July, according to a Nov. 2 report. Corn consumed for dry mill fuel production was 89.8 percent and wet mill, 10.2 percent.
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Genera partners with data company to develop aerial analysis tool

Genera Energy and PrecisionHawkhave partnered to develop new analysis algorithms. They will be specific to improving the efficiency and quality of sustainable biomass crop production and distribution.
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Deinove partners with Flint Hills in R&D on animal nutrition

The Deinove, Flint Hills research projects targets the production of ingredients for animal feed using Deinococcus bacteria and raw material provided by Flint Hills. Over the next 17 months, Deinove will screen its library of 6,000 strains.
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RFA: 28 countries count biofuels for GHG reduction, why not US?

RFA says 28 countries attending December's climate talks in Paris have submitted action plans including GHG reductions from biofuels. The U.S. has not, even though transportation-related emissions count for 27 percent of U.S. total.
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Biofuel companies among 81 signing climate change pledge

Companies across the United States, are signing on with their support for the American Business Act on Climate Pledge, including at least 11 with ties to the biofuel industry.
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Black Caucus members back RFS in letter to EPA

Sixteen members of the Congressional Black Caucus sent a letter to the U.S. EPA Nov. 2, showing their support for the renewable fuel standard (RFS).
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Ethanol advocates criticize House committee hearing on RFS

House science committee hearing examines 10 years of RFS. Ethanol industry leaders say data presented is outdated, doesn't reflect true success of the policy.
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Presidential candidate, former senator visits Quad County

Galva, Iowa Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum visited the site of the first commercial cellulosic ethanol production in the state of Iowa at Quad County Corn Processors (QCCP) Oct. 30.
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UK study shows greater GHG benefits from biofuels

UK five-year research study finds GHG emissions from arable crops have been overestimated by 15 percent. Actual nitrous oxide emissions are half of theoretical and fertilizer abatement has reduced GHG intensity.
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Neutrons help decipher enzyme function for cellulosic conversion

An international research team used neutron crystallography and biomolecular simulation to characterize the inner workings of glycosidases, enzymes that speed up the conversion of biomass. One goal is to increase efficiency in alkaline environments.
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2016 International Biomass Conference & Expo

April 11-14, 2016
Charlotte Convention Center
Charlotte, North Carolina

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June 20-23, 2015
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